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Manufacturing Engineer

Randleman, NC, US, 27317

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Purpose / Responsibilities:

Provide engineering expertise, project management, machine reliability planning, and leadership to the plant. The

position will focus on developing and/or modifying plant production processes, production equipment, tooling, and

gauging; as well as in-process product designs for the purposes of maximizing production capacity, minimizing

manufacturing costs, continuous improvements, improving customer delivery, improving product quality, and/or

eliminating safety concerns.

  • Design, implement, and document mechanical modifications to plant manufacturing processes and the associated production equipment, which maximize production capacity, minimize mfg costs, improve product quality, and/or eliminate safety concerns.
  • Develop and implement machine reliability systems and processes that are second to none in the industry.
  • Implement proactive maintenance systems to minimize unscheduled downtime.
  • Direct standard statistical analysis of manufacturing processes (capability studies) and equipment performance to determine areas of problems and implement improvements.
  • Manage design, documentation, and implementation activities of various internal and external suppliers and act as the technical expert in the plant on manufacturing processes. This would include direct contact with customers to establish product and process specifications and working with front end engineering to translate design into manufacturability.
  • Work with suppliers to obtain quotes on projects, assistance on troubleshooting, and acquisition of replacement parts.
  • Investigate and recommend new technology for improving maintenance, quality, and equipment reliability.
  • Act as project manager for several major capital investments up to $5M. Create project proposals and assist with justification of continuous improvement projects.
  • Write operation and maintenance procedures, as well as training manuals, as needed.


Technical / Functional Skills:

  • Plant manufacturing experience
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities
  • Project management expertise
  • Statistical knowledge
  • Experience with Computer Programming languages
  • Lean Experience
  • CAD Experience

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering required; preferred degree in Mechanical or Electrical
  • MBA or MS in Engineering discipline preferred

All qualified applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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